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French far-right group rallies against FEMEN (VIDEO)

Published time: February 09, 2014 02:14
Two electoral posters against (L) and in favor (R) of a "Stop Mass Immigration" referendum (AFP Photo / Fabrice Coffrini)

Two electoral posters against (L) and in favor (R) of a "Stop Mass Immigration" referendum (AFP Photo / Fabrice Coffrini)

Hundreds of demonstrators organized by a far-right group protested in Paris on Saturday demanding the dissolution of FEMEN. They called for the feminist organization, which is headquartered in the French capital, to "go back to Ukraine."

The General Alliance Against Racism and for the Respect of French and Christian Identity (AGRIF) says FEMEN provokes the Christian community in France, Ruptly news agency reported.

President of AGRIF, Bernard Anthony, said: "You understand FEMEN are the quintessence of the nihilist abomination of the socialist government."

The protesters held banners reading "No to the Fem-Hate (a play on the name FEMEN) republic" and flew French flags during the demonstration on Place Vauban. They also demanded the expulsion of the group’s Ukrainian leader, Inna Shevchenko, who was granted political asylum in France.

In December, FEMEN staged an action at Madeleine Church in Paris, holding pieces of meat in each hand, representing the fetus of Jesus.

The controversial feminist organization says it is "fighting patriarchy in its three manifestations - sexual exploitation of women, dictatorship and religion." It is mostly known for staging topless protests as well as other provocative moves like burning Islamist flags.

The FEMEN movement started in Ukraine and is now based in the French capital. Its leader Inna Schevchenko sought political asylum in France last year after she cut a large wooden Christian cross in central Kiev with a chainsaw in 2012 in protest against the Russian Orthodox Church and in solidarity with the Pussy Riot band.

People gathered against feminist collective Femen on the Place Vauban in Paris, on February 8, 2014. (AFP Photo / Patrick Kovarick)

Screenshot from Ruptly video

(ARCHIVE PHOTO) A gendarme holds a member of the Femen feminist activist group as Femens protest against a demonstration organized against the French government and the French President on January 26, 2014, in Paris (AFP Photo / Thomas Samson)

Comments (16)


Michael 12.02.2014 00:09

It is good to hear that they like to burn islamic countries' flags, that means France can make a deal with Iran that it will lift some sanctions if Iran will accept all of France's FEMEN Filth. Then when they stage their little, pathetic, disgusting protests they will be swiftly murdered by the mobs before the police or army troops can even get close. And if they try to protest outside of an Iranian mosque or pull a stunt like they did with thier "Fetuses of Jesus"... well...God help them, because you won't recognize a single shred of their bodies. They just need to make sure its videotaped to show back in the West


Albert Scuttlebutt 10.02.2014 23:03

At least the French are listening to what women have to say.
Good for them ! Vive La France !


Freesaxon 10.02.2014 12:09

[quote name='Anton Msk' time='09.02.2014 21:04']Woman should be graceful - in any situation she must remain lady.
And its absolutly normal to punish strictly such "FEMEN" attempts.
Europeans should learn to give hard-line responses on such anti-mankind laws as the legalization of same-sex marriages in their Fatherlands.
Look at Ukraineans (yeah, in their situation such a warfare is a bit silly, but in YOUR situation...)[/quote ]

Yes so right

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